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Home Health Care in Elmhurst: The Care You Need

Posted: 7/6/2020 7:30 PM by Interim HealthCare

Whether you've just undergone surgery or have been living with chronic disease, every patient just wants to go home and stay there. However, in order to do that, most people need a significant amount of skilled support. Interim HealthCare of Chicago exists to bridge the gap by providing top-quality home health care services to patients Elmhurst, IL and the neighboring areas. Our services help r...

Bringing Senior Care Home to Oak Lawn

Posted: 4/30/2020 1:19 PM by Interim HealthCare

Everyone knows that home is where the heart is. So when an elderly loved one's health begins to jeopardize their ability to live independently, it puts their family members in a bind. In-home senior care services are a great way to protect and support elderly loved ones at home without taking away their dignity. That's why families across Oak Lawn, IL call on Interim HealthCare of Chicago to pr...

Bringing Senior Care Home in Elmhurst 

Posted: 2/28/2020 7:29 AM by Interim HealthCare

When a senior's health begins to decline, it can quickly jeopardize their ability to continue living at home. Daily tasks like running errands or getting up and down stairs can become too difficult or medical conditions may leave them struggling to manage multiple medications. Whatever challenges they face, senior care services from Interim HealthCare of Chicago can help your loved one in Elmhu...

Professional Home Health Care in Elmhurst: Managing Medications

Posted: 12/26/2019 10:27 AM by Interim HealthCare

For older adults living alone, there are new challenges to overcome every day. One such challenge is managing multiple medications which, without adequate support, can lead to accidents that have serious consequences. Professional home health care services can help your loved one in Elmhurst manage medications with ease and avoid making dangerous mistakes.  Being proactive about medication m...

Benefits to Caregiver Services in Elmhurst

Posted: 10/28/2019 3:25 PM by Interim HealthCare

If your loved one is living alone but facing difficulty with certain tasks, enlisting a caregiver can help them. At Interim HealthCare of Chicago, our caregiver services pose many benefits to seniors in Elmhurst, IL and the surrounding communities. Going beyond the physical services we provide, our caregivers can help make your loved one's life easier and more fulfilled as they continue to live...

Medical Staffing in Elmhurst: Providing Care and Providing Jobs

Posted: 9/12/2019 2:57 PM by Interim HealthCare

As the demand for professionals in the health care industry continues to rise, finding staffing assistance can remedy workflow shortages and gaps quickly and efficiently. At Interim HealthCare of Chicago, we help health care facilities fill vacancies and provide jobs in our local community. Turn to us for your medical staffing needs in  Elmhurst, IL!

An In Home Nurse in Elmhurst Eases Transition Home from Hospital

Posted: 7/15/2019 2:04 PM by Interim HealthCare

After a hospital stay, the transition to home comes with possible complications for elderly patients. Some of these issues can even lead to re-admission. An in home nurse in the Elmhurst, IL area can ease the transition of home from hospital for your loved one by being attentive and providing quality care.

Senior Care in Elmhurst: Answering Common Questions

Posted: 5/8/2019 12:47 PM by Interim HealthCare

If your loved one chooses to stay at home as they age, then you want them to receive high-quality care when they need it most. You probably have many questions about in-home care, and we would be happy to answer those questions. At Interim HealthCare of Chicago, we offer senior care in the Elmhurst, IL area that is designed to help seniors thrive as they continue to live at home. 

Nurse Staffing in Elmhurst: Benefits of Using a Staffing Agency

Posted: 2/28/2019 2:15 PM by Interim HealthCare

If you're trying to hire new nursing staff in the Elmhurst, IL area, or constantly struggling to find coverage each time RNs call out sick, it may be time to contact a nurse staffing agency. At Interim HealthCare of Chicago, our health care staffing solutions make it possible to find quality nurses to support your staff during peak occupancy, reducing your overtime costs and filling open positi...

Home Health Care in Elmhurst: You can Get Physical Therapy At Home

Posted: 1/8/2019 9:04 AM by Interim HealthCare

When you're recovering from an operation, or trying to regain loss of function caused by an illness, it can take a lot of hard work, dedication, and time to feel completely capable again. A physical therapist can help you through this process, and with home-based physical therapy, you can receive the care you need without disrupting the rest of your life. Interim HealthCare of Chicago offers ph...

Facts About Cataracts

Posted: 4/30/2018 9:19 AM by Interim HealthCare

​For more than half of American Baby Boomers over the age of 65, cataracts are something they have had, or will have, to deal with. Cataracts are the result of a buildup of protein in the lens of the eye. Old lens cells become compacted into the center of the lens, as new lens cells form on the outside of the lens. The compacted old cells are the cataract.

Memory-Building Activities for Seniors with Alzheimer's

Posted: 4/26/2018 6:15 PM by Interim HealthCare

Memory and thought are something many people take for granted, using them daily and thinking little of them. Alzheimer's disease, however, robs people of these basic abilities and leaves their friends and family distinctly aware not only of this loss, but of their own abilities. Alzheimer's is a progressive disease with the symptoms usually starting gradually and building in severity as the dis...

Helping Seniors Avoid Pneumonia

Posted: 2/15/2018 12:23 PM by Interim HealthCare

Pneumonia is a lung infection, either bacterial or viral in nature, causing inflammation in the air sacs in your lungs, which are called alveoli. The alveoli fill with fluid or pus, making it difficult to breathe. Pneumonia can range in seriousness from mild to life-threatening. It is most serious for infants and young children, people older than age 65, and people with health problems or weak...

Lower Cholesterol with These 5 Lifestyle Choices

Posted: 2/1/2018 12:20 PM by Interim HealthCare

Cholesterol is a waxy substance that's found in the fats (lipids) in your blood. While your body needs cholesterol to continue building healthy cells, having high cholesterol can increase your risk of heart disease. High cholesterol can be inherited, but it's often the result of unhealthy lifestyle choices, and thus preventable and treatable.

The First Step to Good Health is Proper Diet and Daily Exercise

Posted: 1/25/2018 9:38 AM by Interim HealthCare

The first step to building and maintaining good health is to eat a nutrient dense and diverse diet along with daily exercise. This step applies to people of all ages and is especially important to seniors. Without a proper diet and regular eating habits seniors can lose out on essential nutrients needed to keep them healthy and help them fight disease and other illnesses. Without daily exercise...

What is Sundowning and How You Can Help

Posted: 1/15/2018 9:40 AM by Interim HealthCare

Sundowing effects elderly adults who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Sundowning is not a disease, it is a group of symptoms that occur in the late afternoon just before night. Symptoms of Sundowning include confusion, anxiety, aggression, pacing, wandering and ignoring directions.

Know the Signs of Early Onset Parkinson's

Posted: 12/22/2017 2:55 PM by Interim HealthCare

Parkinson's disease is one of the many conditions that Interim HealthCare offers home care services for. Our staff provides both skilled nursing care, when needed, and non-medical home care. Non-medical care can include assistance with activities of daily living such as dressing, cooking, light housekeeping and transportation.

Keeping Your Brain Fit

Posted: 12/8/2017 2:47 PM by Interim HealthCare

At Interim HealthCare through our unique HomeLife Enrichment® Program we strive to assist our clients in keeping their minds fit with brain fun & fitness games.

Home Care Services Help Seniors with Arthritis Manage Joint Pain and Overall Bone Health

Posted: 11/24/2017 2:35 PM by Interim HealthCare

Of all the forms of arthritis in older adults, osteoarthritis is the most prevalent. Affecting both men and women, it is estimated that 12.4 million individuals over 65 years old are affected by the disease.

Handling the heat

Posted: 11/10/2017 2:29 PM by Interim HealthCare

Summertime and the livin’ is easy. If you know how to handle the heat, that is. Seniors are especially at risk as the temperatures begin to climb during the summer months.

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